JA accepting 2015 scholarship applications
Jewelers of America currently is accepting applications for its member scholarships, designed to provide education opportunities to employees at JA member stores who are at least 18 years old.
WJA names its ‘Shining Stars’ of 2015
The organization will honor these 12 members who have given extraordinary service to their respective regional chapters at its In the Spotlight event next week.
Groups organizing new Mediterranean conference
Four industry organizations are launching a gem and jewelry conference that will take place at a “new and exotic” location in the Mediterranean region each year, starting with Athens, Greece this June.
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The death of well-known Florida jeweler Mark Levinson and the closing of a store that helped many designers launch their careers were the top stories on National Jeweler last week.
Chris Cullen appointed CEO of Lagos
Chris Cullen has been promoted to CEO of Lagos while founder Steven Lagos, who has run the company since 1977, will focus on being chairman and creative director.
WJA announces In the Know lineup
Consumer trends, the bridal industry and leadership are among the topics that will be covered at the organization’s annual conference next month.